Dorothy Jo Ann “Joey” (Sweene) Winn, 80, passed away on Sunday, May 13, 2018, at WMHS Regional Medical Center.
Born June 21, 1937, in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Wilson G. and Elsie (Beall) Sweene.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Elsie Suzanne (Sweene) Hall; and brother-in-law, Ronald Hess.
Mrs. Winn graduated from Mt. Savage high School in 1955. She attended Frostburg College for two years and Catherman’s Business School. She retired from ABL after working for 35 years. She was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Frostburg, attended Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Cumberland and grew up in St. George’s Episcopal Church in Mt. Savage. She belonged to the Women’s Group of St. John’s and she was a Lay Reader and Acolyte. She enjoyed being around her lovely grandchildren.
Surviving are her husband, John Francis Winn of 54 years of marriage. She has one son, Joseph Francis Winn and wife Tracey, of Cumberland; 3 grandchildren, Sydney Leigh Phillips and husband Marc, Cadon Joseph Winn and Alison Sandra Cline of Cumberland; sister, Peggy Hess, Frostburg; numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews; a special niece, Abby Hall, who called her Dee Dee; sister-in-law, Dorothy Winn Thoerig, Akron, OH; several aunts and uncles; one special friend Jackie McVeigh; and many kind neighbors who she thought a lot of and visited.
A memorial service will be held at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 52 S. Broadway, Frostburg, on Sunday, May 20, 2018, at 2 pm with Rev. Karen Crosby officiating.
Her body has been donated to the Anatomy Board of Maryland.
Memorial donations may be directed to the Refurbishing Fund of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Frostburg, Maryland.